The Preserve


January 16, 2000

Ryan Homes has a model open at the Preserve at Rocky Gorge.

The Howard County community, which is surrounded by the Rocky Gorge Reservoir Watershed area, features natural gas heat and public water and sewerage.

The model, the Patterson, starts at $291,990 for 2,418 square feet.

The first floor consists of a 11-by-10-foot study, 12-by-16-foot living room, 12-by-13-foot dining room, 11-by-11-foot kitchen, 10-by-13-foot dinette, 20-by-15-foot family room, laundry room, powder room and two-car garage.

The second floor features a 11-by-12-foot bedroom, 12-by-12-foot bedroom, 11-by-14-foot bedroom, 12-by-19-foot owner's bedroom with walk-in closet and master bath.

Four other floor plans are available, ranging from the 1,853-square-foot Savoy, which starts at $268,990, to the 2,372-square-foot Yorkshire, which starts at $292,990.

To get to the Preserve at Rocky Gorge, take Route 29 South. Proceed past Columbia, past Route 216 and make the next left onto Old Columbia Pike at the Rocky Gorge Driving Range. Drive half a mile until the pike dead-ends at Harding Road. Make a left and go approximately five miles to model on right.

The model is open 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. weekdays, and until 6 p.m. on weekends.

Builder: Ryan Homes

Phone number: 410-880-4176, 301-490-4173

Developer: Elm Street Development

Base price: $291,990

Style: Traditional

Number of units: 7

Square footage: 2,418

Options: brick front (from $7,000), 9-foot first-floor ceilings ($2,750), bay windows (from $1,900), morning room (from $10,500), direct vent gas fireplace (from $3,800)

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Mailing address: The Baltimore Sun, Real Estate Section, Fifth Floor, 501 N. Calvert St., Baltimore, MD 21278-0001.

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